Indian Students in Western Australia and Northern Territory


Australia is one of the preferred destinations of Indian students for pursuing higher studies especially in the area of vocational education. Western Australia (WA) is emerging as a preferred destination for Indian students, including students from India.

India is among Western Australia’s largest market for international students. In 2021, around 8,251 Indian students enrolled for studies in Western Australia and approx. 600 Indian students enrolled for studies in Northern Territory.

Indian students are undertaking courses at different vocational training institutes and colleges in a range of areas, including cookery, IT, business management, accountancy, finance, community service, aged care, etc.

Indian students studying in WA and NT are advised to register themselves on MADAD 

Links of website by Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students providing the list of Universities/Educational institutions in Western Australia and Northern Territory 

Major Universities in Western Australia

Major University in Northern Territory:

Name and contact detail of the officer in the Consulate handling student-related matters:

Mr Naresh Sharma
Head of Chancery & Consul (Com)
Email: hoc[dot]perth[at]mea[dot]gov[dot]in
T : 08 93258597
M: 0452528100

Indian Associations:

Other important links/information

For applying for a student visa and conditions for grant of student visa, as well as the latest changes in the Student visa program please visit:

For Australian Government, Department of Education: 

Study in Australia :

Department of Education- Western Australia:

Department of Education- Northern Territory:

Directory to Government Education Departments: 

Qualifications Recognition, ESOS framework (Education Services for Overseas Students):